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Week of February 21, 2011

Discussion on inequitable conduct with Therasense attorney Lawrence Pope

Wednesday, March 9, 2011


Room 510

IPLS will be hosting Mr. Lawrence Pope for a discussion of inequitable conduct. Mr. Pope was the attorney whose statements to the USPTO were analyzed in Therasense. A divided Federal Circuit panel affirmed the unenforceability of the patent at issue because Mr. Pope allegedly made inconsistent statements to the US and European patent offices. The case was reheard en banc, and a decision is pending. Please join us to hear what Mr. Pope has to say about his case and inequitable conduct generally. Lunch will be provided.

Patent Licensing and Enforcement

Wednesday, March 23, 2011


Room 370

The Law & Economics Society and IPLS will be hosting a discussion with Mr. Robert Greenspoon, a founder of and patent litigator at Flachsbart & Greenspoon, LLC. Mr. Greenspoon will be discussing the differences in patent licensing and enforcement for different types of actors in the patent market. Food will be provided.

Spring Alumni Cocktail Reception

Thursday, April 7, 2011


10th Floor Event Room

IPLS will be holding its annual Spring Alumni Cocktail Reception in the 10th Floor Event room on Thursday, April 7th. We will be featuring some of Chicago-Kent's IP faculty achievements in empirical research. Come meet Chicago-Kent alumni working in Intellectual Property and mingle with IP faculty and students. More information to come!


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